Work begins on removing the steeple from the top of the Chapel.
May 11, 2021 — the steeple was safely moved to the ground.
A column from the cupola is lowered to the ground.
The view of the Mohawk Valley from where the cupola stood.
The backside of the old clock on the steeple.
Bill Huggins, director of building systems management, and Christian Goodwillie, director and curator of special collections and archives, explore the bell tower looking for areas to save for archival purposes.
Christian Goodwillie peers down at a photographer entering the bell tower.
Graffiti inside of the Chapel bell tower.
Scaffolding surrounds the Chapel.
The Chapel was closed for several months as work was under way.
Workers descend the scaffolding.
Bill Huggins inspects the quill that's part of the weathervane.
The massive Chapel bell.
The Alexander Hamilton statue remained in place to oversee the construction.
November 5, 2021
Alexander Hamilton admires the completed project.
The $400 million campaign marked the most ambitious fundraising initiative in the College's history.